Roosevelt, NY – 1 Dead and 1 Injured in Snow Plow Accident

Roosevelt, NY – 1 Dead and 1 Injured in Snow Plow Accident

Roosevelt, NY (January 01, 2019) – One man was killed and another injured on Tuesday, December 31st in a two-vehicle collision between a car and a snowplow in Taylor County.

Police were dispatched to the scene of the accident in the 1300 block of 7th Avenue just after 1:15 p.m.

Each vehicle was occupied by only a driver, both of whom were taken to Aspirus Hospital in Medford.

James J. Penk, 65, a resident of Lublin, WI died a short while later as the result of his injuries.

Police reports indicate that Penk was driving a pickup truck outfitted with a snowplow when the accident occurred.

Penk was clearing snow from the roadway when he drove into the path of a vehicle heading southbound, causing the collision.

The driver of the other vehicle was unable to avoid colliding with the truck.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. James J. Penk, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and his family in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Roosevelt

Roosevelt, NY - 1 Dead and 1 Injured in Snow Plow Accident

More than 30,000 car accident-related deaths take place every year throughout America. Critical and sometimes fatal personal injury happens when cars crash into one another resulting in truck accidents, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, pedestrian accidents, and bicycle accidents. 

A lot of different things can cause a car accident, the majority of which are completely avoidable and stem from the careless or malicious behavior of another driver. If you have endured an injury from any type of motor vehicle collision, it is vital that you speak with a New York personal injury attorney to find out how to file a claim. 

If you or a member of your family has been injured in a vehicle collision, the car accident attorneys here at Metro Law are able to help you. We have the experience and the tenacity that you will need on your side if you want to obtain the full amount of financial remuneration to which New York state law says you are entitled. 

With a comprehensive understanding of the labyrinth that is New York’s legal system, our skilled personal injury attorneys understand exactly what needs to be done to reach a lucrative end to your case. We pride ourselves on our outstanding and distinguished reputations and the abundance of legal experience that we have acquired throughout our careers.

If you have recently been injured due to the negligence of another driver, then we strongly urge you to reach out to a qualified personal injury attorney by giving us a call at (800) 469-6476 and scheduling an appointment for a  free case evaluation so that we can advise you on the best course of legal action for your situation.

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.